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Muskingum Valley ESC - August 2017

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Sign-up for August professional learning at MVESC!

Click here to register for any of the August events.

July 31 & August 1 - Resident Educator Academy

Get credentialed to serve as a Mentor in Ohio’s Resident Educator Program!

Day 1: Mentors as Learners

This training is Day 1 of the two-day required Resident Educator Mentor Academy for the certification of all new mentors in the Ohio Resident Educator Program.

  • Gain knowledge and skills that mentors must know and be able to do effectively to support Ohio’s Resident Educators

Day 2: Mentors as Decision Makers

This training is Day 2 of the two-day required Resident Educator Mentor Academy for the certification of all new mentors in the Ohio Resident Educator Program.

  • Develop leadership skills in coaching
  • Gain knowledge and skill to design, practice and implement tailored mentoring support

Register in STARS on the Ohio Department of Education website.

August 2 - Sharpen Your Leadership Skills to Enhance ELA Instruction and Student Achievement

Need a better understanding of the revised ELA standards?

"Principals, District Administrators, Teacher Leaders and ELA Coaches, Join Char Shryock!"

You will gain:

  • New understanding of the revised ELA standards
  • Insight on best practices to look for when observing ELA teachers
  • Ways to support teachers in implementing the revised ELA standards

August 3 & 4 or August 9 & 10- INspired Leadership

Go to the next level of Leadership!

MVESC district administrators have been invited to attend the INspired Leadership Workshop presented by ESSDACK!

Day 1 INspired Leadership for Energy and Engagement: 7 Levels of Energy

Administrators will leave with:

  • Personal attitudinal assessment data
  • Personal awareness of how you lead self and others
  • Understanding of how your values shape your responses
  • Acknowledgement of your stress triggers

Day 2: INspired Leadership for Communication: Facilitating Powerful Conversations

Administrators will leave with:

  • Essential coaching/leadership skills
  • Awareness of how judgment limits you and opportunities to decrease it
  • Identification of what stops you from living the life you want
  • Focus on what promotes an empowered, collaborative culture

See district superintendents about registration and assigned times.


August 8, 9 & 10 - OTES Training

Sharpen Your Leadership Skills

The Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES) Evaluator training prepares an evaluator of teachers for effective, high quality and consistent staff evaluation. The training uses the OTES Model, which is aligned to the OTES Framework, as adopted by the State Board of Education.

Attend this 3-day training and gain:

  • Understanding and use of the OTES Framework and Rubric
  • Skills in scripting, evidence analysis and coaching
  • Ideas and resources through collaborative conversations with colleagues
  • A requirement for becoming a credentialed OTES Evaluator

Register in STARS on the Ohio Department of Education website.

August 15 & 16 - Substitute Employment Fair

If you enjoy working with school-aged students, are dependable and would like to support the education of our students, Muskingum Valley ESC and our district may be looking for you! Muskingum Valley ESC is hosting a Substitute Employment Fair on Tuesday, August 15, at our Zanesville Office, 205 N. 7th Street, and Wednesday, August 16, at our New Lexington Office, 1605 Airport Road.

For your convenience, there is a morning session at each location from 8 to 11 a.m. and an evening session from 3 to 7 p.m. Muskingum Valley ESC is hiring substitutes to work at one of its 17-member school districts in Coshocton, Hocking, Morgan, Muskingum, Perry, and Tuscarawas counties.

For more information on the Substitute Employment Fair, please contact Muskingum Valley ESC at 740-452-4518 or visit their website at www.mvesc.org.

August 31- KRA Hybrid Training

State Support Team Region 12 will be offering a Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Hybrid Training. This training is for any kindergarten teacher who has not been previously trained and will be administering the assessment during the 2017-2018 school year. The first day of the training will be face-to-face, and the second day will be completed online.

September 2017 Learning opportunities